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Riu Merengue

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• Recently renovated beach resort with sweeping coastal views
• Fresh water swimming pools with poolside restaurants and bars
• Renova Spa, with breezy massage huts right on the beach

Coral beaches, crystal waters and sandy coastlines await at the Riu Merengue, located in Puerto Plata’s Maimon Bay. This beachfront property is set in the mountains, offering breathtaking views of the clear blue ocean surrounded by palm trees and serene greenery. Freshwater swimming pools feature free sun loungers, towels and relaxing shaded areas under traditional grass-roofed tiki huts. A poolside restaurant and bar keeps you satiated and refreshed without having to leave the area. Alternatively, venture to the nearby Riu Bachata where you enjoy exchange privileges for access to facilities like a Caribbean restaurant. The resort is ideal for guests of all ages with dedicated daytime programming at the RiuLand kids club and a children’s swimming pool. Meanwhile, parents can get pampered with add-on treatments from the Renova Spa made all the more luxurious when enjoyed under a breezy beachside hut.

  • Direct flights with our Award-Winning Champagne Service
  • Exclusive offers negotiated by our travel experts
  • Unique holidays designed just for you
  • High repeat guest rate
  • Beachfront location in popular vacation destinations
  • Top-seller within the destination

Location

  • Beachfront

Area

  • Puerto Plata

Property Amenities of Riu Merengue

  • 1007 Room(s)
  • 3 Pool(s)
  • Medical services ($)
  • Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool
  • Mini disco

Dining/Entertainment at Riu Merengue

  • 6 Restaurant(s)
  • 6 Bar(s)

Room amenities

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Other room categories available

Meal plans

All Inclusive

• 3 meals daily plus snacks
• All drinks (domestic beer and cocktails, select international brands, house wine with meals)
• Daily activities
• Non-motorized water sports
• Unlimited reservation free dining in specialty restaurants
• Daytime entertainment program for adults featuring; shows, Riu evening program or live music

Extra features

RIU®-topia

• Welcome cocktail
• Unlimited International drinks
• In-room liquor dispenser
• Unlimited dining at a specialty restaurants
• In-room mini-bar
• In-room safe
• 20% discount on select excursions booked with Signature
• Signature or Sunwing hour from 4 - 5 p.m.
• Spa credit available (applies to selected treatments, may vary per hotel)

ADA Rooms

Riu Merengue is wheelchair accessible and has 4 handicapped friendly hotel rooms.
• Rooms have a wider entrance door and grip handle next to the toilet.
• Roll-in shower is not available (only available at the Riu Bachata).
• Wheel chair rental is available at the Pharmacy at the hotel (based on availability).
• Rooms are located away from the reception area.
These rooms are always on request before arrival, based on availability.

Bonus features

Stay at 1, Play at 2

Guests staying at this resort have exchange privileges during the day at Riu Bachata: (Breakfast and dinner excluded).

Child Policy

Children under 2 years old stay and eat free. Children sleep in existing bedding and must share the room with 2 full paying adults in order to receive the discount.
If one adult is travelling with one child, the child will then be considered an adult. If a single adult is travelling with 2 children, the 1st will pay adult rate and 2nd child pays special rates.

Limited number of Kids Free rooms are available. Up to 2 kids can travel free with 2 full paying adults.

Special Events

Viva Dominicana at RIU Merengue: Activities taking place during the week include:
• Coconut party, including cocktails such as "Coco Loco" served in the husk, on the beach
• Dominican Fair
• Zona Criolla & Arte Dominican confections and Frio Frio tasting
• "Dominican Night” traditional Dominican fare along with Sancocho and "Mamajuana tasting"
• Joyería Lariamber Jewelry making exhibition
• Obsession Cigar shop: Live cigar rolling
• Merengue and Bachata lessons at 11 a.m. on the beach, and at 4 p.m. poolside
• Diving lessons in the pool
• Beach volleyball

Resort Credit Promotion

Receive up to $480 USD Resort Credits per room for 4-6 nights.
Receive up to $700 USD Resort Credits per room for 7 nights or more.

These credits can be redeemed at the following participating services:
Renova Spa
• 2 coupons of $35 USD for Renova Spa massage
• 2 coupons of $25 USD for Hot Stone Cure Stress Massage of 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Aromatherapy Massage of 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Body Wrap of 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Spa pedicure
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Deep Cleansing Facial of 50 minutes or more
Limited to 1 coupon per service per person.

Sunwing Offers
• 2 coupons of $10 USD for Free Style Catamaran Cruise

Playa Dorada Golf Club
• 1 coupon per round per person.
• 8 ($12 USD) coupons applies for tee time and $3 USD for golf cart rental
• Caddy is mandatory and at an extra cost ($)
Additional charges applies for government taxes.

Wedding by RIU
Apply coupon towards Royal & Caprice Wedding packages. Coupon applies only for wedding packages paid directly at the hotel.
Coupons cannot be used with prepaid weddings.
Limited to 1 coupon per wedding.

Terms and Conditions:
- Guests will receive the coupons upon check-in.
- Coupons are valid per room for guests 21 years old and older.
- Resort credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, non-combinable and cannot be used for future stays.
- Resort credit can be used as a discount only for selected services.
- This promotion is subject to availability. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash.
- Not applicable to any promotional offers (agent rates, staff travel, FAM trips or complimentary room stays).
- Inclusions subject to change without notice.
Booking window: Nov.01/16 - Dec.23/17
Travel window: Dec.23/16 - Dec.23/17

Honeymoon Bonus

• Surprise welcome gift in their room
• Small bottle of Rum
• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
• $35 USD Spa credit in a selected couples massage for two (50 min.). This discount applies per couple per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.

Travel date: Feb. 1/17- Dec. 23/17

Please request at the time of booking. Honeymooners must be identified clearly in the booking and present marriage certificate (emission date less than 90 days).

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Palapas/sun shelters available
  • Restrooms on beach
  • Lounge chairs

Business Services

  • Internet café ($)

Children

  • Daytime entertainment program for children at RiuLand Ages 4-12 Hours of Operation 10:00-17:00
  • Babysitting or child care service ($)
  • Playground
  • Mini disco

Children's Pool

  • 1 Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool

Golf

  • 18 Hole Golf Course ($) (nearby)

Health and Safety

  • Security service
  • Medical services ($)
  • Pharmacy ($) (nearby)

Hotel Lobby

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wake-up service
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk ($)

Miscellaneous Resort Amenities/Service

  • Disco complimentary entrance to "Pacha" discotheque where you can dance the night away! - open 6 nights a week. (Drinks not included).
  • Casino ($) (nearby)
  • Games room ($) (nearby)

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Shops and Services

  • Gift shops ($) (nearby)
  • Jewelry shop ($) (nearby)
  • Laundry & Dry cleaning services ($)
  • Photography store ($) (nearby)
  • Boutique
  • Kiosk

Spa

  • Spa Services ($) (nearby) Hours of Operation 09:00-20:00 Renova Spa is located on Caribbean Street
  • Beauty salon ($) (nearby)
  • Sauna ($) (nearby) use of the sauna is restricted to guests over 18 years old.

Sports Activities Offered by Hotel

  • Beach volleyball
  • Darts
  • Horseback riding ($) (nearby)
  • Ping pong
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards (pool table)

Swimming Pools

  • Outdoor pool(s)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Parasols
  • Sun terrace

Tennis

  • 3 Floodlit hard surface tennis courts

Water Sports Offered by Hotel

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water polo
  • Windsurfing
  • Pedalos
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Body boarding

Wellness

  • Fitness facilities (nearby) located on Caribbean Street, guests must be over 18 years old to use the facilities.
  • Aerobics (nearby)

Restaurants

La Roca

Style - Buffet

Cuisine - International

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Hours: 07:00 - 10:00

Lunch Hours: 13:00 - 15:00

Dinner Hours: 18:30 - 22:00

Non-smoking area

Italian

Style - À la carte / Buffet

Cuisine - Italian

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Dinner Hours: 18:30-22:00

No reservations required

Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant: t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen; theme restaurants: long trousers and t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen)

Steakhouse

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Grill Specialties

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Dinner Hours: 18:30-22:00

No reservations required

Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant: t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen; theme restaurants: long trousers and t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen)

Los Almendros

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - International

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Dinner Hours: 18:30-22:00

No reservations required

Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant: t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen; theme restaurants: long trousers and t-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen)

Mangú

Style - Themed Buffet

Location - Poolside

Hours of Operation

Dinner Hours: 18:30-22:00

Macumba

Style - Themed Buffet

Location - Poolside

Hours of Operation

Dinner Hours: 18:30-22:00

Bars

La Plaza Bar

Location - Pavilion

International brands

Domestic brands

La Rumba Lounge Bar

Location - On Site

International brands

Domestic brands

Macumba Bar

Location - Poolside

Hours of Operation

10:00 - 24:00

International brands

Domestic brands

Cocktails

La Tambora

Location - Beachside

International brands

Domestic brands

Cocktails

Perez Prado Lounge Bar

Location - On Site

International brands

Domestic brands

Mangú Bar

Location - Beachside

Hours of Operation

10:00-24:00

Domestic brands

International brands

Cocktails

Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • 2 flat screen satellite TVs
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Separate living area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Partial Ocean View Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Partial oceanview
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Ocean View Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • 2 flat screen satellite TVs
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • By door separate living room area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Ocean Front Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Amenities kit
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

Triple Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 4
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 2
  • Minimum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Two 3/4 beds and 1 twin bed
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Amenities kit
  • Mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • In-room safe
  • Liquor dispenser

RIU Classic Wedding Package 2017

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Minister/Judge service
• Wedding certificate
• Witnesses if required
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner for the couple at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake for the couple
• Sparkling wine for the couple during the main toast only
• Surprise Spa gift
•10% discount in all Spa treatments for the couple

CLASSIC wedding package 2017 covers only the couple. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2017
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,250 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,150 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,150 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

RIU Royal Wedding Package 2017

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Witnesses if required
• Judge/Minister service
• Marriage certificate
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (External Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Romantic massage for Bride and Groom
• 10% discount on all Spa treatments for the couiple
• 10% discount on all Spat treatments for the wedding guests (available only if reserved online at www.renovaspa.com)

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

ROYAL wedding package 2017 is available for up to 20 people. Additional persons have an extra cost.
This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2017.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $2,000 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,900 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,900 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

RIU Caprice Wedding package 2017

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Witnesses if required
• Minister/Judge service
• Marriage certificate
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (external Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Romantic massage for bride and groom
• Hairstyle for the bride
• Manicure and pedicure for the bride
• 10% discount in all Spa treatments for the couple
• 10% discount in all spa treatments for the guests (only if reserved online at info@renovaspa.com)
• Late check-out for the wedding couple (Subject to availability)
• Breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding
• Fruit with chocolate and bottle of sparkling wine
• Two bags of petals

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

CAPRICE wedding package 2017 is available for up to 40 people. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2017.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

To arrange wedding packages please contact the hotel directly.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $3,250 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $3,000 USD / Renewal of Vows: $ 3,000 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

Spring Break / Student Group Policies: Spring Breakers/ Student Groups (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any RIU property, at any time during the year. RIU Hotels & Resorts, reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker. The hotel reserves the right of admission and may request clients to show passport or official ID to prove full identification. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.

Bahia De Maimon , Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Last Updated 2/24/2017

Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions.

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